Schuby’s Neighborhood Butcher

Schuby’s is a compact space that needs to do a lot of things well. In addition to professional butcher services, the shop offers kitchen-prepared foods, a deli grocery and wines, plus a small counter wine & spirits bar. Thus a premium was placed on creating an efficient and thoughtfully designed layout that maximizes flexibility. Envisioned […]

La Crosse Distilling Co.

The design aesthetic of the tasting room merges the authentic materials of steel and concrete with the warmth of natural wood and strategically placed lighting.  The production-focused side of the Distillery includes a 3,900sf main floor with 400sf office mezzanine. As a practical matter the working side of the Distillery required a bright, well-lit space. […]

Cafe Bavaria

An existing two-story 1930’s brick and half-timber style commercial building located along the Menomonee River in the heart of the historic Village of Wauwatosa offered the character and location the clients typically sought. However, challenging site constraints, a narrow building footprint, the absence of a basement, and a warren of interior floor arrangements left by […]

Iron Horse Hotel

The existing heavy timber structure and interior Cream City brick walls were left exposed, and many original interior elements, such as rolling industrial elevator doors and machine components, have been retained as sculptural elements. Design work conformed to the Secretary of the Interior Standards and was approved by the National Park Service for the owner […]

Charmant Hotel

TKWA provided architectural services for adaptive re-use of the historic Joseph B. Funke Candy Co. factory building into a luxury boutique hotel in downtown La Crosse, Wisconsin. As part of the renovation, TKWA assisted the owner with preparation of state and federal Historic Tax Credit applications administered by the Wisconsin State Historical Society and U.S. […]